verb (used without object), cared, car·ing.
verb (used with object), cared, car·ing.
- be alert; be careful: Take care that you don't fall on the ice!
- take care of yourself; goodbye: used as an expression of parting.
- to watch over; be responsible for: to take care of an invalid.
- to act on; deal with; attend to: to take care of paying a bill.
Origin of care
Related formscar·er, nounnon·car·ing, adjectiveo·ver·care, nounun·car·ing, adjective
Definition for care (2 of 2)
Origin of CARE
Examples from the Web for care
He has wild swings between trying not to care about Lana and the baby, and being completely obsessed by it.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In these regions, men are now doing between 30 and 45 percent of the care work.
We also have a growing body of biological research showing that fathers, like mothers, are hard-wired to care for children.
Expensive day care pushes women out of the labor market while men continue to work outside the home.
Getting men to do their share of care and domestic work is a key overlooked strategy in reducing poverty.
I'm sure I don't know why Miss Vavasor should care about my seeing her.Can You Forgive Her?|Anthony Trollope
Care of the rooms was strictly included in the boarder's twenty dollars a month, but Kern was not thinking of it that way exactly.V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
He did not care to show himself, and he kept one of the big trees between himself and the man all the time.All Adrift|Oliver Optic
Here, then, is the position of Mr. Lincoln set forth with deliberation and care.History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Washington Williams
Moreover, the medical gentlemen then strongly recommended moderation and care in the use of food.Soyer's Culinary Campaign|Alexis Soyer
British Dictionary definitions for care (1 of 2)
Word Origin for care
British Dictionary definitions for care (2 of 2)
n acronym for
Idioms and Phrases with care
In addition to the idiom beginning with care
- care package
- couldn't care less
- for all (I care)
- in care of
- in charge (the care of)
- take care
- take care of
- tender loving care
- that's (takes care of) that